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Kahina-BouagacheKahina Bouagache

Kahina Bouagache is a lawyer, and women's rights activists, with master's degrees in International Law and Business Law. She worked for over twelve years in the legal field, started at the organizations and government programs before moving into private sector. She began her carrier at the political level both National and International levels.

She had being elected at a regional parliament as well as an international youth organization. She joined the American Bar Association (ABA) for over five years as a legal advisor Program Manager, working closely with the national judicial training centers and judges to develop curriculum on the ethics code in Algeria and Morocco. The project in Morocco emphasized women's rights under the new family code, and promoting women's rights. The project in Algeria was also related to strengthening the capacity building of different Bar Associations as well as Judges' Unions. As a coordinator for Amideast (Tunisia and Algeria), with MEPI funded programs, and for over two years, she worked to bring together young professionals from the Middle East/North Africa, by organizing training opportunities, grant opportunities and conferences, around themes related to Education, Women, Business and Politics and encouraging CSO's and NGO's activities. She also spent one year as a lecturer in Law Faculty, teaching political science and international relations. She joined Manaar Legal Consultancy in 2012 as a corporate lawyer for North Africa/Maghreb Specialist. She continues managing programs for Amideast in the Maghreb region promoting Youth, Education and Women's right. Member of "Women Legal Group", NGO providing pro-bono support for women and women's right NGO's in the region. She enjoys travelling, and is a strong believer in the important impact of tolerance, diversity, cultural exchanges, and mutual respect for a healthier world.